A year from now, two local schools’ track teams might be running on something they have never had before: tracks.
July 22 9:33 a.m. |
“Shrek” is the first production to be held in the Park District’s just-opened, wholly renovated theater, 225 McHenry Road. The building that for years was the home of Congregation Beth Am became the district’s in 2012.
July 21 3:43 p.m. |
Thousands of extra motorists driving through an ongoing road-construction project might sound like a recipe for traffic pain, but Lake County Fair production manager John Maguire said there is one significant saving grace for visitors to the 86th annual event.
July 21 2:54 p.m. |
An air quality alert was issued early Monday for the Chicago area, urging people with respiratory problems to stay indoors.
July 21 2:06 a.m. |
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The 16-Inch Softball Hall of Fame is launching its museum Saturday at 7501 W. Harrison St. in Forest Park. For the first time, Chicago’s iconic sport will have a building that houses its extensive history and honors the legends of the game.
It’s estimated that out of the over 700,000 residents in Lake County, there are about 150,000 who lack access to health and dental care. Some of those people will now be able to get treatment at the new Erie HealthReach Waukegan Health Center, located inside an old bank at 2323 Grand Ave., Waukegan.
July 18 6 a.m. |
Mosquitoes and poison ivy are just two of the challenges that accompany tasks like cutting paths through forests for new trails, or cultivating and transplanting native vegetation, or waging the ongoing war against buckthorn and other invasive plants.
July 17 2:05 p.m. |
Save Buffalo Grove opposes the idea of Chuck Malk, principal of CRM Properties Group, Ltd., who in 2012 brought the Village Board a vision for a built-from-scratch downtown. His proposal was to purchase and raze Village Hall, the police station, the public works building and the Buffalo Grove Golf Club, then build retail, restaurants and entertainment, office space and condominiums, as well as a new village campus.
July 17 1:34 p.m. |
Noah’s Rest is a Zion-based nonprofit that arranges safe, temporary shelter for pets of domestic abuse victims while they seek help in shelters, such as A Safe Place, where pets are not allowed.
July 17 12:04 p.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
The College of Lake County’s Lakeshore Campus is celebrating the season by hosting a new Summer Saturday Events series.
July 17 10:15 a.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson